Matthew Wade      

Full name Matthew Scott Wade

Born December 26, 1987, Hobart, Tasmania

Current age 33 years 22 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Australian Centre of Excellence, Australian Institute of Sports, Clarence, Delhi Daredevils, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Tasmania, Tasmania Institute of Sport, Tasmania Second XI, Tasmania Under-17s, Tasmania Under-19s, Tasmania Under-19s, Victoria, Warwickshire

Nickname Wadey

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 1.70 m

Matthew Scott Wade
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 35 61 9 1568 117 30.15 3113 50.36 4 5 169 12 72 11
ODIs 94 80 11 1777 100* 25.75 2164 82.11 1 10 122 32 108 9
T20Is 33 24 5 427 80 22.47 343 124.48 0 3 31 14 15 2
First-class 153 243 41 8253 152 40.85 16370 50.41 17 49 950 94 429 21
List A 175 155 16 4559 155 32.79 5108 89.25 9 19 380 108 192 20
T20s 131 113 19 2610 130* 27.76 1926 135.51 1 18 205 89 65 8
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 35 4 30 28 0 - - - 5.60 - 0 0 0
ODIs 94 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 33 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 153 26 520 354 8 3/13 3/13 44.25 4.08 65.0 0 0 0
List A 175 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 131 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown, Apr 7-11, 2012 scorecard
Last Test Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 7-11, 2021 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v India at Melbourne, Feb 5, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI India v Australia at Nagpur, Oct 1, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Oct 13, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v India at Sydney, Dec 8, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut South Australia v Victoria at Adelaide, Oct 14-17, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 7-11, 2021 scorecard
List A debut South Australia v Tasmania at Adelaide, Feb 21, 2007 scorecard
Last List A South Australia v Tasmania at Adelaide, Oct 1, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Queensland v Victoria at Brisbane, Jan 21, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Australia v India at Sydney, Dec 8, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
13, 4 Australia v India Sydney 7 Jan 2021 Test # 2402
30, 40 Australia v India Melbourne 26 Dec 2020 Test # 2398
8, 33 Australia v India Adelaide 17 Dec 2020 Test # 2396
80, 0c/0s Australia v India Sydney 8 Dec 2020 T20I # 1116
58, 1c/0s Australia v India Sydney 6 Dec 2020 T20I # 1115
0c/0s, 7 Australia v India Canberra 4 Dec 2020 T20I # 1114
10, 59 Tasmania v NSW Adelaide 8 Nov 2020 FC
83, 57* Tasmania v West Aust Adelaide 30 Oct 2020 FC
1c/0s, 14 Australia v England Southampton 8 Sep 2020 T20I # 1097
50 Finch's XI v Cummins' XI Southampton 1 Sep 2020 Other T20
Profile

It has been a career of reinvention for Matthew Wade as he went from Test wicketkeeper to specialist middle-order batsman via a prolific run in domestic cricket when it appeared his international days were over.

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Jan 17, 2021

Australia celebrate as Ajinkya Rahane is caught in the slips, Australia vs India, 4th Test, Brisbane, 3rd day, January 17, 2021

Australia celebrate as Ajinkya Rahane is caught in the slips

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Jan 15, 2021

Matthew Wade walks back after miscuing a pull, Australia vs India, 4th Test, Sydney, 1st day, January 15, 2021

Matthew Wade walks back after miscuing a pull

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Jan 15, 2021

Washington Sundar bowls with the leg trap lying in wait, Australia vs India, 4th Test, Brisbane, January 15, 2021

Washington Sundar bowls with the leg trap lying in wait

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